Boerne Police Department Officer Benefits
The information on this page pertains to the benefits of officers of the Boerne Police Department. It covers the areas of personal leave, vacation, retirement, sick leave and health insurance.
After accruing 120 hours of vacation, officers can sell back 40 hours on an annual basis.
|Length of Employment||Annual Vacation Hours Earned|
|6 months - 2 years||40 hours|
|2-5 years||80 hours|
|6-10 years||96 hours|
|11-15 years||120 hours|
|20 or more years||160 hours|
Officers will accrue sick leave at eight hours a month after the first six months. After accruing 300 hours, the officer can sell back 40 hours of sick leave on an annual basis.
Personal Leave Incentive
Police Department officers benefit from the personal leave incentive policy, which allows officers to earn additional paid leave for unused sick hours. Officers may use days earned or sell the hours back on an annual basis. The following table shows the rate at which additional leave hours can be earned from unused sick time.
|Sick Leave Hours Used During The Year||Number of Personal Leave Hours Earned|
|More than 16 hours||0 hours|
|9-16 hours||8 hours|
|1-8 hours||16 hours|
|0 hours - Year One||24 hours|
|0 hours - Year Two||32 hours|
|0 hours - Year Three||40 hours|
Officers are eligible to retire after 20 years of service. The City of Boerne matches employees two-to-one in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). The total contribution is 7% employee contribution, 14% City contribution, with all available options including five-year vesting.
Health Insurance Coverage
Officers are offered health insurance at the following rates:
- 100% employee coverage
- 40% dependent(s) coverage